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About IR-4

Since 1963, the IR-4 Project
has been the major resource for supplying pest management tools for specialty crop growers by developing research data to support new EPA tolerances and labeled product uses

2014 IR-4 Year End Summary

2014 IR-4 Annual Report

IR-4 Vision 2020 Summary

IR-4 Vision 2020 (entire report)

2011 National Economic Impact
of the IR-4 Project and the IR-4 Project Programs
(updated 2012)

The IR-4 Project 50 Years of Sustained Success

History of IR-4 Minor Use Pesticide Registration 1963-2001 published in the Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals 3/1/01

Major funding for IR-4 is provided from Special Research Grants from:
* USDA-FAS and
and is provided in cooperation with the State Agricultural Experiment Stations. These stations provide in-kind support valued at over $18 million annually.

IR-4 News


IR-4 Workshop /Conference Information/Research Plans

Click here to nominate projects for the 2015 Food Use Workshop

2015 IR-4 Global, Food Use & Biopesticide Workshops
September 20-24, 2015

Please Note the Workshop hotel: Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront, Chicago, IL - Sept. 20-22, 2015, is SOLD OUT

There is an overflow hotel one block from the workshop hotel. It is a Doubletree at 300 E. Ohio Street the phone number is 1+312.787.6100 they have rooms available for $189 per night.
A room block has been reserved for IR-4 with a cut-off date of Friday, August 21. Rooms are available at the $189 rate Sunday through Thursday. Click here for the link to make a reservation:

2015/16 Ornamental Horticulture Workshop
October 6-8, 2015

All Tentative/Scheduled Trials

2014 Bacterial Mini-Summit Proceedings

IR-4 Project Headquarters
Rutgers, The State University of NJ
500 College Road East, Suite 201 W
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone 732.932.9575
Fax 609.514.2612

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